Daily Journal of Commerce, David Petersen discusses President Obama's recent invocation of the Defense Production Act to require a Chinese corporation to divest itself of wind farms purchased in Morrow County, Oregon. This is the first presidential use of DPA authority since 1990 and binds up issues of presidential politics, international posturing, economic protectionism, and trade manipulation. ">
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Obama Blocks Chinese Wind Farms in Oregon

November 16, 2012
In his November 14 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Petersen discusses President Obama's recent invocation of the Defense Production Act to require a Chinese corporation to divest itself of wind farms purchased in Morrow County, Oregon. This is the first presidential use of DPA authority since 1990 and binds up issues of presidential politics, international posturing, economic protectionism, and trade manipulation.